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Colin Kaepernick among 8 honored at Harvard for contributions to black history

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Colin Kaepernick, who helped lead the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl but made even bigger headlines protesting against social injustice, was among those honored on Thursday for their significant contributions to black history and culture. Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle headlined a list of eight…... Read More

Laurie Hernandez talks new children's book, announces she's training for 2020 Olympics

(NEW YORK) -- Two-time Olympic medalist Laurie Hernandez is returning to gymnastics.The 18-year-old made the announcement on "Good Morning America" Thursday, saying she is "currently training.""Crossing your fingers for 2020," Hernandez said of the future Olympics, which will be held in Tokyo.Besides winning a gold and silver medal, Hernandez has…... Read More

Scoreboard Roundup -- 10/8/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Houston  11  Cleveland     3 Final  Boston   16  N-Y Yankees   1   NATIONAL LEAGUE Final  L-A Dodgers   6  Atlanta   2   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Final  Dallas      115  Philadelphia   112 Final OT  Brooklyn    110  Detroit        108 Final  Indiana     111  Cleveland      102 Final  Charlotte   110  Chicago        104 Final …... Read More

Eric Reid takes a knee during national anthem upon his return to the NFL

(NEW YORK) --  Eric Reid, a defensive back with the Carolina Panthers, took a knee on the field on Sunday during the national anthem before a game against the New York Giants. The game marked Reid’s return to the NFL after an uncertain few months as a free agent which…... Read More

UFC 229 descends into chaos after Khabib Nurmagomedov taps out Conor McGregor

(LAS VEGAS) -- The fight outside the cage at UFC 229 will end up getting a lot more attention than the fight inside the ring.Khabib Nurmagomedov tapped out UFC star Conor McGregor, who was making his return to the Octagon after an interlude in boxing, with a rear naked choke…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/6/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:      AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Houston       3  Cleveland   1 Final  N-Y Yankees   6  Boston      2   NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON Final  Cleveland      113  Boston       102 Final OT  Memphis        109  Indiana      104 Final  L.A. Clippers  103  L.A. Lakers   87      NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Final  New Jersey   5  Edmonton       …... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 10/5/18

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEHouston 7, Cleveland 2Boston 5, N.Y. Yankees 4NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 4, Colorado 0L.A. Dodgers 3, Atlanta 0NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASONPhiladelphia 120, Dallas 114Washington 121, Miami 114Toronto 120, Melbourne United 82Orlando 119, Flamengo Flamengo 82N.Y. Knicks 106, New Orleans 100Oklahoma City…... Read More

Surfer rides mesmerizing 68-foot wave, sets world record for largest wave rode by a woman

(NEW YORK) -- A Brazilian surfer set a world record for the largest wave ever surfed by a woman when she successfully glided through a terrifyingly enormous 68-foot wave off the coast of Portugal.Mesmerizing video of Maya Gabeira, 31, flying through the ginormous wave from trough to crest was captured…... Read More

Kanye West wants Donald Trump and Colin Kaepernick to meet, talk 'until the conversation turns to love'

(NEW YORK) -- Kanye West, who has remained defiant amid backlash over his support for President Donald Trump, said that he reached out to Colin Kaepernick to try to arrange a meeting between the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and the president, saying, "we keep having the conversation until the…... Read More

NBA plans to ban Kanye West's Yeezy basketball sneaker, report says

(NEW YORK) -- Kanye West is still reeling from backlash over his controversial pro-Donald Trump rant over the weekend, but the rapper could be bracing for even more bad news, according to a report.The NBA will likely ban Kanye West's highly anticipated Adidas basketball sneaker this season due to the…... Read More

Serena Williams bares all and sings for breast cancer awareness month

(NEW YORK) -- Serena Williams is baring herself for breast cancer awareness month.The tennis star appears topless in a new video in which she sings the song, "I Touch Myself" while covering her breasts with her hands.The 37-year-old pro shared on social media that the video took her "out of…... Read More

Houston Astros players come out in support of 8-year-old scolded for cheering them on

(HOUSTON) -- Eight-year-old Chloe is a huge fan of the Houston Astros -- so huge that her loud cheering provoked another baseball watcher to scold her in a Facebook video that went viral.Now, thousands of people and a few Houston Astros players are defending Chloe for her enthusiasm.Chloe’s mother, Monica…... Read More

Boxer Victor Ortiz arrested on suspicion of forcible rape

(OXNARD, Calif.) -- Boxer Victor Ortiz has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in Southern California, according to police.The 31-year-old was booked on charges of forcible rape, forcible oral copulation and forcible digital penetration, according to a press release issued by the Oxnard Police Department. Ortiz was…... Read More

Tim Tebow shares advice on how to seize the day in new book

(NEW YORK) -- Tim Tebow may take the cake when it comes to believing in your dreams.First he was a Heisman-winning football player. Then he took on his dream career of baseball.Now, the devout Christian athlete puts on his motivational hat with a new book, "This Is the Day: Reclaim…... Read More